The US school-to-prison pipeline represents the increasing pattern of juveniles coming in contact with the criminal justice system. School police and zero tolerance laws treat these minors like adults, making it hard for them to succeed. We report on these issues.

Kevin Gates Celebrates Father's Day with His Kids.
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Kevin Gates Plans Testimonies for Kids After Prison Release

Most of the time when people are released from prisons, there is this “new you” that manifests. Kevin Gates is no exception. He has his own plans and testimonies to share with the youth after his prison release. Kevin Gates Finds Bad Luck in 2017 Kevin Gates is planning on tell his life story while […]

"Roberto" was confined to a padded cell after telling his mother he was suicidal. It was his fourth stint at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School.
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Connecticut Divided Over Proposed Closure of State’s Male Juvenile Prison

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced plans to close down the Connecticut Juvenile Training School by July 2018. Now, stakeholders are divided over the proposal. The correctional facility is the only juvenile prison for young male offenders in the state. If the closure goes through by July, the 39 kids incarcerated at the facility will […]

Abuse at Wisconsin Youth Prison prompts concerns and lawsuits.
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Fox 11 Tours Wisconsin Youth Prison to Find Out the Progress

Just recently, the troubled Wisconsin Youth Prison known as Lincoln Hills School welcomed a few members of the Fox 11 media for a tour. However, no cameras were allowed inside. The visit aimed to find out about the changes being put in place to improve the conditions for the inmates and staffers. This troubled youth […]

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Wisconsin Addresses School-to-Prison Pipeline & Juvenile Correction System

Wisconsin officials want to close the state’s prison for troubled youth. Attorney General Brad Schimel will only support the closure if a reliable alternative exists first. How Wisconsin Makes It Easy for Kids to Fall Into the School-to-Prison Pipeline The school-to-pipeline is a term used in the description of the non-academic interaction between schools, students and […]

J. Cole visited San Quentin State Prison to discuss mass incarceration, which he addresses in his album 4 Your Eyez Only.
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Rappers Use Hip-Hop Lyrics to Raise Awareness of Black Selective Justice

2-Part Series: African Americans are the underdog targets of selective justice in the United States. Some Hip Hop artists work hard to advocate for change. Blacks in America are generally at a disadvantage and expected to lose. They are the targets of selective justice. So, it’s not surprising that People of Color dominate the jails and […]

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Prison Moms Dread Thanksgiving While Missing Nonviolent Drug Offender Children (Video)

This wasn’t the best of Thanksgiving feasts for families who have loved ones behind bars. For these prison moms, looking at empty seats made it that much more dreadful. A New Path: Program for Prison Mothers The feasting tables were empty and chairs upturned since persons that would have filled them remain incarcerated. Several groups […]

Operation Open Arms: Foster Parents Needed for Children of Incarcerated Parents
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Operation Open Arms Places Children of Incarcerated Parents in Healthy Foster Homes

Operation Open Arms is giving new hope to children of incarcerated parents in need of good foster homes. Stable home-life is something that’s take fro granted when it comes to a prison kid with one or more incarcerated parent. Such efforts help fight the school-to-prison pipeline in US, while nurturing healthy, strong youth. They understand the […]

Mark Zuckerberg is doing his part to push prison reform that fights recidivism.
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Mark Zuckerberg Supports Ex-Prisoners; Lobbing for Extensive Prison Reforms

Facebook CEO and founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is supporting ex-prisoners to push for extensive prison reforms across the United States. The social media billionaire is doing this under the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (ZKI), a non-profit set up with his wife. The conservative ex-prisoners are lobbying the Congress to initiate reforms across federal prisons. Prison laws have […]

Inmates wait to enter their dormatory at The Marlin Orientation and Assessment Unit, a Texas Youth Commission facility in Marlin, Texas.
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Report Suggests: Close Down Youth Prisons & Replace with Community Programs

A 2016 report published by Harvard Kennedy School and the National Institute of Justice details organized violence in US youth prisons. This has necessitated calls from all quarters for the closure of youth prisons across the country, Washington Post reports. These youth prisons will be replaced with community programs and rehabilitation centers. This recommendation became […]

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Severe School Punishments Funnel Students of color to Prison

Students of color who have come in contact with the law enforcement and criminal justice system due to their in-school behaviors are more likely to embark on a path to prison; This increasing trend is dubbed “school-to-prison lifeline.” Statistics Show Punishment Largely Involves Students of Color and with Disability Severe school punishments, which include suspensions, […]